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Advanced PowerPoint Tips and Tricks to Use in 2019

by Adam Noar

Advanced PowerPoint Tips and Tricks to Use in 2019

With the holidays behind us, it’s time to get back to work and make 2019 the year of delivering EXCITING presentations.

To give you a booster, I’ve put together a list of some of the most advanced PowerPoint tips 2019 has to offer.

These PowerPoint tips and tricks can be summarized in three words: movement, design, interaction.

Let’s go!

29
dec

What Makes a Great Webinar in 2019 (6 Simple Tips)

by Adam Noar

What Makes a Great Webinar in 2019 (6 Simple Tips)

You have to run a great webinar, they say.

It’ll be FUN, they say.

Just about everyone –and I’m generalizing here – agrees that a webinar is the single best way to get your product or services in front of people.

Webinars make the most of the Millennial preference for modern networking by blending technology, real-time video, screen time, live chat, surveys, IMing and consumer input.

What’s not to love?

You know what people don’t love? They don’t love root canals. They also don’t love crappy webinars. In fact, four out of five people would rather sit through a root canal than a wretched webinar.

I confess that I made up that last stat. It could be five out five.

You’re probably thinking, well genius, then what makes a GREAT webinar?

Sit tight, ‘cuz I got your back on this one.

In my opinion, here is what makes a great webinar:

16
dec

The Pros and Cons of Amazon’s No PowerPoint Policy

by Adam Noar

The Pros and Cons of Amazon’s No PowerPoint Policy

You’re probably thinking you’ve got better things to do than debate Amazon communication policy.

You might.

But if you’ve EVER had to sit through a boring PowerPoint, you know the pain. You may as well lash yourself to the mast of a sinking ship while trying to pass a kidney stone. It would be far less painful than viewing a poorly planned slide deck.

And more entertaining.

That’s the thing about PowerPoints – or any presentation software, for that matter. They come with tons of bells and whistles: Great backgrounds. Exciting transitions. Unlimited slides with (almost) unlimited text.

But Jeff Bezos has a different approach to PowerPoint. In fact, he doesn’t allow PowerPoint in any meeting at Amazon.

01
dec
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7 PowerPoint Tricks that Will Make You a PowerPoint Magician

by Adam Noar

7 PowerPoint Tricks that Will Make You a PowerPoint Magician

When it comes to PowerPoint, there are many options, tools, and shortcuts that most people are not aware of.

Lucky for you, we have a list of 8 nifty little PowerPoint tricks and hacks that will allow you to create nicer looking slides in record time and also make you look like a magician on stage. And who doesn’t like magicians?

04
nov

5 Mental Tricks to Eliminate Presentation Anxiety

by Adam Noar

5 Mental Tricks to Eliminate Presentation Anxiety

“There are two types of speakers. Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” – Mark Twain

Most people, including myself, are usually a little bit (if not greatly) anxious about public speaking.

Why?

We think people are going to scrutinize everything we say and do.  We pressure ourselves to be perfect, and we dread confronting the possibility of rejection.

It doesn’t have to be this way.